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Depot Games: Train Stopper

Current Version: 1.0

Project Status: Completed

Links: Web Site

Category: Puzzle

Developers: BAF


Source Code: Available

Author's Description: Train Stopper is my TINS06 entry.

The plot of the game is very simple. The game takes place on a speeding train. An elderly lady has fallen on your train, and is in risk of falling off. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is it prevent her from falling off the train. You have 6 minutes and 6 seconds to play enough mini-games to bring your train to a stop. When you enter a mini-game (chosen at random each time) you will have to play through it. While you are playing, your timer goes down. If you run out of time, she will fall off and you will fail at your mission. However, if you complete the games in time, you will stop the train, and she will live - and you win! Each mini-game has a different gameplay, is worth a differing amount of MPH, and features it's own help information.

Gameplay is *very* simple. Once you are in the game, you will see the train speeding along the track. In the upper right corner you will see your countdown timer, and how fast the train is moving. To enter a random
mini-game, press the Home button. Each mini-game's gameplay differs, so be sure to press F1 (note: while the help window is open the timer does not countdown) and read up on how to play. If you decide you don't want to play a game, you can press End to return, however you will be given a 30 second penalty for not finishing the game. If you would like to choose a mini-game, instead of having a random one, press Tab. If you slow the train down in time, you will win. However, if you do not, you will lose the game.


Name Comments Size Date TINS entry file, with a Windows binary. See readme for info on building on other platforms. 175,593 03/06/2006 10:12 AM
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Public Opinion
Overall Rating: 3.0
  • 2I just don't think this belongs on the "allegro" depot. There's hardly anything fancy enough to differentiate it from a console-window game. However, what little content this game holds does provide a little bit of fun.
  • 4This game has some nice minigames in it although some are a little less fun than others It's comlpetely text based and because of the small text and very high contrast colours it gave me a headache when I played it.
The Developer
BAFHello! "Heck, Miyamoto has an entire story in his head about Mario, and you don't see any peice of that in any of the Mario games." - William Heatley "Geez... I am sigged again :) I should keep my mouth closed more often :)" - Rey Brujo Homer: From now on, there are three ways to do things: the right way, the wrong way, and the Windows Vista way. / Bart: Isn't that just the wrong way? / Homer: Yeah, but faster! - [url]/.[/url] -- [Wii: 5830-2285-0176-9812 SSBB: 1805-1985-8565] (View Profile)